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Training for School Personnel to Prevent, Prepare, and Respond to School Safety Incidents (NIJ)
An overview of four common training topics and what the evidence says about their efficacy.

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC)
BJA NTTAC serves as a major source of justice-related training and technical assistance information and resources, and offers specialized assistance on matters related to crime and the justice field.

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC)
The FLETC was created to train federal law enforcement officers on a variety of topics, including active shooter situations. There is also an on-site office that represents state, local, and international law enforcement personnel.

Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.)
The G.R.E.A.T. program provides classroom instruction for school-aged children and a wide range of community-based activities that result in the necessary life skills and a sense of competency, usefulness, and personal empowerment that are needed to avoid involvement in youth violence and criminal activity.

National Center for School Safety (NCSS)
NCSS is the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s STOP Program National Training and Technical Assistance provider and is a multidisciplinary​, multi-institutional center focused on improving school safety and preventing school violence.

National Resource Center on School-Justice Partnerships (NRC-SJP)
With funding from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges created the NRC-SJP to serve as a one-stop-shop for jurisdictions seeking training and technical assistance to support implementation and sustainability of multidisciplinary initiatives to achieve positive school discipline reforms and reduce the school to juvenile justice pathway.

Date Modified: August 2, 2022
Date Created: August 14, 2020